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  1. Union growth 5 December 2005

    Ireland: Teacher Unions Show Solidarity with Ferry Workers

    Members of EI affiliates the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI), Irish National Teachers' Organisation (INTO) and Teachers' Union of Ireland (TUI) will attend demonstrations on 9th December in support of Irish Ferry Workers.

    Ireland: Teacher Unions Show Solidarity with Ferry Workers
  2. Trade union rights are human rights 5 December 2005

    Cambodia: Appeals Court Denies Rong Chhun Bail

    The appeals court has denied bail to Rong Chhun, the president of the Cambodian Independent Teachers’ Association (CITA), who has been imprisoned by the Cambodian authorities since his arrest on 15 October.

    Cambodia: Appeals Court Denies Rong Chhun Bail
  3. Trade union rights are human rights 2 December 2005

    UK: Affiliates Agree to Union Merger

    Members of EI affiliates NATFHE and the AUT have voted overwhelmingly for their unions to merge and create the world’s largest union for post-school academic and academic-related staff, with more than 110,000 members.

    UK: Affiliates Agree to Union Merger
  4. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 2 December 2005

    New Zealand: Kindergarten Teachers Vote to Strike

    Kindergarten teachers belonging to EI affiliate NZEI Te Riu Roa have voted 97% in favour of striking on 8th December.

    New Zealand: Kindergarten Teachers Vote to Strike
  5. Trade union rights are human rights 1 December 2005

    World AIDS Day 2005

    On World AIDS Day, EI is encouraging its affiliates to organise nationwide activities on the theme "Education for Life" and to impel entire communities to take part in World AIDS Day celebrations and initiatives.

    World AIDS Day 2005
  6. Union growth 16 November 2005

    EI writes in support of Cypriot affiliate

    EI have today written to Mr. Mehmet Ali Talat, Leader of the Turkish Cypriot Community, in support of affiliate KTOEÖS.

    EI writes in support of Cypriot affiliate
  7. Trade union rights are human rights 16 November 2005

    Ethiopia: Urgent Action Appeal Update

    Harassment against the Ethiopian Teachers' Association (ETA) is continuing. On 12 and 14 November, ETA offices in Addis Ababa, in particular the offices of Mr Kassahun Kebede (Chairman of the Addis Ababa branch of the ETA) and Dr Taye Woldesmiate (ETA President), were searched by the police after the latter...

    Ethiopia: Urgent Action Appeal Update
  8. Union growth 15 November 2005

    Zimbabwe: Hunger Causing Pupils to Drop Out of School

    Teachers' organisations have expressed concern over the increasing number of school children who are dropping out of school because of hunger. Some pupils are passing out during lessons because of hunger, after going for days without a proper meal.

    Zimbabwe: Hunger Causing Pupils to Drop Out of School
  9. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 15 November 2005

    USA: Affiliate Seek Records on Exclusions of Foreign Scholars

    The national groups accuse the federal agencies of illegally withholding information on the government’s practice of excluding prominent foreign intellectuals based on their political views.

    USA: Affiliate Seek Records on Exclusions of Foreign Scholars
  10. Standards and working conditions 14 November 2005

    Botswana: Affiliate calls for harmonisation of teacher salaries

    The president of EI affiliate Botswana Teachers' Union (BTU), Japhta Radibe, has called on the government to cease discrimination within the teaching profession.

    Botswana: Affiliate calls for harmonisation of teacher salaries